Fri.Sep 13, 2019

Delivery Patterns for Rapid and Reliable Software Releases

Dzone - DevOps

This really is how boring releases should be. Imagine going to a new supermarket. You don't know where things are, so you spend extra time finding what you need.

How Successful Pilots Often Actually Hurt an Organization

Net Objectives

Originally posted October 3, 2010 It is seductive to think about scaling Agile up from teams to the enterprise. It seems the correct path to take because you can almost always find a team or two where Agile methods lead to great improvements over Waterfall methods. But what works for a few teams at the local … Continue reading "How Successful Pilots Often Actually Hurt an Organization". Lean Agile Adoption Team Level Agile

There’s No Silver Bullet for 5G Deployment

DevOps.com

When it comes to 5G, a common mistake is to think there is a silver bullet for successful deployment. Often operators assume there is one magic remedy that if introduced to their network, will see them succeed.

Code Documentation: How To Create Effective Handover Documentation

Praxent

Code Documentation : How To Create Effective Handover Documentation. Get our development team’s tips for documenting and completing a software handover involving custom code. Custom code refers to code which is specially tailored, or customized.

Design and Run Experiments That Actually Progress Your Business

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

Experimenting as a way to explore new products, services, and business models can help eliminate the guesswork involved in building something your customers actually value. That said, it's often quite tricky to take your vision and figure out the first experiment to run. How do you get started? How can you ensure your experiments are well-designed? Join Nick Noreña, educator, entrepreneur, and currently an Innovation Coach at Kromatic, as he walks us through how we can figure out the right experiments to run for any product or service, and in organizations of all sizes.

Prerequisites For Machine Learning

The Crazy Programmer

Machine Learning has rightly become one of the most popular technologies around and according to Artificial Intelligence (AI) researchers, every single thing ranging from our food, to our jobs, to the software we write will be affected by it.

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This Week in Programming: Open Source, Open Data, and Openwashing

The New Stack

Choo choo, all aboard everyone, hop on the open source and open data train! Google Chief Economist (what a title, huh?) Hal Varian penned a blog post boasting about the company’s contributions in the realm of open source and open data.

Before We Burn the Martech Silo

DevOps.com

There’s an ongoing debate about where marketing technology (martech) should sit in an organization. Does it live with the CMO, the CIO, the CXO–a hybrid strategist with both IT and marketing background–or some collaboration? As technology use grows, it’s tempting to move martech under another role.

Definitive Guide to Selecting Your Continuous Testing Tools

Dzone - DevOps

There's a testing tool for every need, but which to choose? As a software developer and testing expert with over 20 years in this industry, I've seen tools and solutions grow and disappear from the market. That's OK, and that's the lifecycle and "price" of innovation.

Context: New Versions of HashiCorp’s TerraForm Cloud for Teams and for Governance

The New Stack

Welcome to The New Stack Context , a podcast where we discuss the latest news and views from the cloud native community. This week we recorded our podcast from HashiConf in Seattle with Hashicorp co-founder and Chief Technology Officer Armon Dadgar.

How to Design Strong Experiments

Speaker: Franziska Beeler, Head of Cloud Academy, and Tendayi Viki, Associate Partner, Strategyzer

When testing new business and product ideas, choosing the right experiment is just the beginning. After we have chosen our experiment, it’s important that we spend some time designing it well. Join Tendayi Viki, corporate innovation expert and associate partner at Strategyzer, and Franziska Beeler, Head of Cloud Academy at Strategyzer, as they walk us through the three key elements that help you design stronger experiments and come away with the evidence you need to advance your idea.

Digital Product Management An Introduction For Executive Leaders

Evolution4all

In today’s world for companies to be successful, they must be extremely good in Digital Product Management! But what does success mean? LEAN PRODUCT MANAGEMENT GUIDE.

The Advantages of Blockchain Technology

Cloudera Engineering

Blockchain technology represents a fundamental shift in how data can be shared, in an open and transparent method. At the core of blockchain’s appeal is the guarantee to all parties involved that the data they send and receive cannot be changed or tampered with—as well as being error-free.

Why your data governance initiative wasn't going to work anyway

TechBeacon

If Europe's new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) data regulations started a fire, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) is pouring on the petrol.

Can GitHub Actions Replace Your CI Server?

Dzone - DevOps

Could GitHub Actions be the CI server replacement you didn't know you needed? With the introduction of GitHub Actions (albeit in beta), the world's source code repository now includes the ability to host and execute your CI/CD pipelines.

Get Better User Insights With Wasteless Validation

Speaker: Tim Herbig, Product Management Coach and Consultant

Product teams tend to get ahead of themselves by rushing from idea straight to building a Minimum Viable Product (MVP). How can a product manager slow their team down and prevent them from wasting valuable resources? Join Tim Herbig, Product Management Coach and Consultant, as he introduces a new way of understanding MVPs and explores how you can approach validation without wasting the resources of your development team.

Why Mexico Nearshore App Development Is Here to Stay

iTexico

Why Mexico Nearshore App Development Is Here to Stay. Outsourcing is, of course, not a new concept to the American people, whether you’re talking through politics, casual conversation, or straight business.

2019 IT Operations Survey Results: Security Breaches and Outages Show No Sign of Slowing Down

Kaseya

The 2019 Kaseya IT Operations Survey has brought to light a few surprising as well as some obvious results about IT Security. Although IT security remains a high priority among most of the survey participants, they struggle with meeting security challenges due to time and budget constraints.

DevOps Model: The Role of Quality Assurance Redefined

Dzone - DevOps

DevOps and QA go together like.well, you and your favorite furry friend. You might have come across DevOps so often that it may seem to penetrate each and every organization slightly related to IT. But the reality is different, as always.

The Four Stops On the Way To Compelling Customer Story Content

Strategy Driven

Ask any experienced marketing professional about the top moves you can make to accelerate your marketing campaigns at any level of business, and an overwhelming majority will point to the weight that compelling customer testimonials carry.

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Walk a Mile in Your Customer's Shoes

Speaker: Steven Haines, Founder and CEO, Sequent Learning Networks

Product professionals use phrases like "voice of the customer," and "user experience" so often that it can be easy to lose sight of their actual meanings. How can we, as product professionals, learn to keep customers and users at the heart of our work? Join Steven Haines, globally recognized thought leader and author, as he guides us through a memorable journey demonstrating how you can walk a mile in their customer's shoes. He'll explore how, by developing true empathy for your users, you can ensure you're creating the features and products they actually want.

ABC – Always Be Coding: Former Salesman, Now Developer. Meet Gio Rodriguez

Coding Dojo

In traditional school, workshops or bootcamps, the classroom tends to be sealed off from the rest of existence. You’re taught … Read more >>. The post ABC – Always Be Coding: Former Salesman, Now Developer. Meet Gio Rodriguez appeared first on Coding Dojo Blog.

Continuous Performance Testing on a Massive Scale

PSL

The software development outsourcing industry is experiencing a performance revolution, which marks a new level of technological progress in the sector. This dedication to performance is prominent in the American nearshore region, as US-based clients. Software Development

Top 5 Mistakes in Technical Recruiting

CodeSignal

This blog post is based on the fourteen episode of the data-driven recruiting podcast hosted by CodeSignal co-founders Sophia Baik and Tigran Sloyan. You can find and listen to this specific episode here or check out the video version embedded below.

Feature Monitoring Takes the Risk out Of Release Management

Dzone - DevOps

In complex software, you need a way to locate what's going wrong and where. Life is full of risks, but it’s also full of safeguards to protect us from risks. We use passwords to protect our data online. We wear oven mitts when handling hot dishes. And we buckle seat belts when riding in cars.

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How User Acceptance Testing Can Save You Time and Money

Speaker: J.B. Siegel, VP of Client Services, Seamgen

Before a new product or feature goes into development, you have to gauge whether it will be a worthwhile investment. But what’s the best way to do so - and how can you get honest insights from your end users? Join J.B. Siegel, VP of Client Services at Seamgen, as he explores how to use wireframes and clickable prototypes to validate your product. He’ll discuss how user testing allows you to really understand your users - and how to use the insights to inform your product strategy.

Lean Product Management An Introduction For Executive Leaders

Evolution4all

Lean Product Management is the digital product management methodology that ensures effective management of product life cycle and success in the market. LEAN PRODUCT MANAGEMENT GUIDE.

‘You collaborate, old Millennial dude. I’ve got work to do.’

DXC

Just when you’ve carefully architected and curated the optimal collaborative environment for your Millennial workers, you’ve got to do a 180 and turn the office into a citadel of solitude! Corey Seemiller, an associate professor at Wright State University, tells Bisnow’s Miriam Hall that Generation Z workers — people born roughly around 1997 and after […]. Workplace collaboration generation Z millennials workplace culture

Apache Kafka Rebalance Protocol for the Cloud: Static Membership

Confluent

Static Membership is an enhancement to the current rebalance protocol that aims to reduce the downtime caused by excessive and unnecessary rebalances for general Apache Kafka ® client implementations. This applies to Kafka consumers, Kafka Connect, and Kafka Streams.

Turning New Donors into Recurring Donors

TechSoup

Fundraising is crucial to the sustainability of your nonprofit, and among the most valuable sources of funding are long-lasting and recurring donors. According to Giving USA , 68 percent of nonprofit donations in 2018 came from individual donors. Big or small, all donors are valuable.

How To Take Action on Customer Discovery

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

We all want to build successful products - and that means satisfied customers. Before anything else, you must understand what problems you can solve. The best way to do that is to get out of the building and start asking questions. But how can you make the most of those conversations, and ensure that you walk away with productive insights? Join Nick Noreña, educator, entrepreneur, and currently Innovation Coach and Advisor at Kromatic, as he covers how we can effectively action our findings from customer discovery conversations.

Gorilla Logic Receives Clutch Award as a Top Development Company in Costa Rica & Colombia

Gorilla Logic

We’re proud to announce that our Band of Gorillas has been recognized for its leadership among Latin American development firms. According to Clutch , we are a top development company in Costa Rica and Colombia! .

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5 Things to Know About VMware’s Project Pacific

The New Stack

With the launch of Project Pacific at VMworld last month, VMWare is taking the bold step of integrating the popular open source container engine Kubernetes with its own flagship virtual machine manager vSphere.

A look inside Kafka Mirrormaker 2

Cloudera Engineering

In our previous blog on A Case for Mirromaker 2 , we had discussed how enterprises rely on Apache Kafka as an essential component of their data pipelines and require that the data availability and durability guarantees cover for entire cluster or datacenter failures.